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>>> we kept thinking, this can't happen. this is brooke. >> she was pretty, popular. >> she made people feel better about themselves. >> smile, angel. >> an anchor in her close knit family. >> this is my home. yea! >> then one morning, this loving reliable college student just vanished. >> it wasn't like her you know. >> no witnesses no leads really no clues at all. just her empty flip-flops in a deserted parking lot. >> this was not a runaway something bad had happened. >> her family had faith, somehow, someday brooke would come back home. >> maybe someone has her captive and they'll just decide to let her go. >> then month later and more than 1,000 miles away, a college student is rescued. running from a kidnapper. >> he said he's got a knife, he's trying to kill me. >> could this lead to brooke coming home? >> this was not the first time he's done this. >> they never could have imagined what it would take to find the answer. >> i want to know where she is. >> bringing brooke home. >>> good evening and welcome to "dateline," i'm ann curry. when the young woman a
happened.ñrz+f%o some day brook would come back home.ó[xd >> maybe will just decide to let her go.3 miles away, a college student is rescued, running from a kidnapper. >> she said he's got a 5aknife,."he said he's going to kill me. a5"yr this lead to brooke he's done this. >> they couldn't imagine what it would take to find the answer.s7 >> i don't want to knowñr where she is. >> bringing brooke home.qr >> good evening nl?;?nlcome to "dateline." i'm ann curry.tniclg when the young woman at the heart of this story disappeared, her family knew something had to be wrong. she wasçó always punctual.u she yould never take off without calling. her f) find her and graceq under pressure touched even veteran police officers. but still, no one would guess how far solving this case would take them. here's kate snow.t(a5g >> some images are eternal, timeless.tdvcw immeasurable, the possibilities pgqez endless, but in an instant, yo] cf1 o3 can bexd left with only memories to hold till the end of time.çó brooke wilberger lived as if she52lg had all of the time in the world to
murdoch, james murdoch and rebekah brooks on how much they knew about these phone hacking allegations and when did they know it and why didn't they put a stop to it sooner or be more forthcoming. they told lawmakers earlier it was one rogue reporter, an isolated incident and it didn't did any further than that. we know of course that it turns out that thousands of people may have had phone mail messages hacked and lawmakers want to get to the bottom of how much each of them knew. >> the other question is this whistle-blower found dead yesterday tragically. police are looking into that. what is the latest there? >> reporter: what we know is that basically police have confirmed that a man was found dead at his apartment. that man is believed to be the whistle-blower for news of the world. he confirmed that the editor of the paper not only knew about the phone hacking but actively encouraged it from his reporters. he was the only whistle-blower to really go public and confirm that this was the case. now, what we understand from police is that he was found dead at his apartment while his
papers wrongdoing. rebecca brooks is the high profile casualties so far. now she has decided to step away. in her statement, she said, as you can imagine, recent times have been tough. i now need to concentrate on correcting the distortions and facing allegations of corruption. >> i am pleased that rebekah brooks has finally set the responsibility for what happened on her watch as editor of "news of the world," the hacking of the phones. i called for her resignation 10 days ago. this is not about one individual. it is about the culture of an organization. >> the man chosen to replace her his already at his desk. writing to all news international staff, and james murdock thanked mr. brooks for 22 years of service, adding, she has been one of the outstanding editors of her generation and she can be proud of many accomplishments as an executive. we support her arrest she takes steps to clear her name. that is not a view echoed in the house of lords as one of the most vocal critics referred to her stated desire to remain on the bridge. >> she now says she likes to be on the bridge. i would no
rupert murdoch's protege rebekah brooks to show up tomorrow to answer questions. despite her arrest over the weekend, her spokesman says she will be there. she's denying she knew her reporters hacked phones for scoops while she was the newspaper's editor. rupert murdoch, chairman of news corp, and his son james are expected to testify alongside brooks tomorrow. they will appear before parliament's media committee. >>> a heatwave hitting the middle of u.s. extremely high humidity makes it feel as hot as 117 degrees in some places. that heat is creeping east. >> brutal. i probably lost 10 pounds today. it's crazy. >> we are sweltering, and we're just asking for some relief here. houston is hot as blazes. stay put. stay cool. >> there's been a change of u.s. command in afghanistan today as well. general david petraeus leaving to become the cia director handed command of the afghan war to marine general john allen. allen served as a deputy at u.s. central command in tampa before getting that job in afghanistan. >>> in los angeles all back to normal. the 405 traffic was resumed. another typic
kcbs/money watch reporter jason brooks. the kincaids live here. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. [ woman ] sam begged and pleaded... so i sent him to camp. we'd earned lots of points with our new citi thankyou card... and i put them to good use. he told me about his bunkmates, and how he signs up for every activity. ♪ he even hangs out with the camp director. just like that. [ male announcer ] the new citi thankyou premier card gives you more ways to earn points. what's your story? citi can help you write it. this morning... here now is jason brooks with kcbs and cbs moneywatch dot com. debt is pretty much the focus of the marketâu-s and europeâi'll chat about that and hit the numbersâ.will be a tighter hit jason brooks from kcbs and cbs
thanks for watching, have a good weekend. cnn newsroom continues with brooke baldwin. >> hello to you, i'm brooke baldwin. let me explain this, four days away now, four days from potentially a u.s. default. at this late stage in the game here, republicans ramped up demands for raising the debt ceiling. the demands deemed not starters from the president, hard line house republicans, they are the ones demanding congress agree to pass a balanced budget amendment, not just vote on the thing, but approve it by the end of the year or shortly thereafter. so, late this afternoon or this evening, we will get a vote on the debt reduction plan that includes that demand, it's a redraft of the boehner plan that failed last night. here's something else -- i have to tell you right now here, this has to do with the president. he reemerged into the spotlight and is saying the two sides here really aren't too terribly far apart and the deal can be done by the august 2nd, tuesday deadline. let's listen to the president, this is when he spoke around 10:30 this morning. let's listen. >> good mornin
of the world" and "the sun" was a part of it. >> thank you. >> miss brooks, rupert murdoch in his evidence session said quite clearly that the responsibility for the closure of "news of the world" lay fairly and squarely with senior management of that paper, which i assume that includes you. is that the case? >> i think -- i think i may have missed that part of the evidence. i think mr. murdoch said it exactly how it was, that it was a collective decision. we all talked together. mr. murdoch was abroad at the time at a conference. we all talked together -- >> is that mr. murdoch senior? >> sorry, yes, rupert murdoch. yes. >> you wanted to say something else? >> no. sorry. >> when you were advising your staff that the paper was closing, during the private session, i think you said something like there was more to come. would you like to expand on what you meant by that? >> when i went down to the newsroom, to explain the decision, clearly and quite rightly, the journalists on the "news of the world" who very honorable journalists who have been putting out a newspaper under the scrutiny for
:00 p.m. eastern. i think you'll be interested, brooke. >> i'll look forward to it. and one of the favorite lines from the president i heard today, he said about how we might lose that aaa system, and he said, essentially paraphrasing, our political system is not the same aaa. wolf blitzer, we'll be looking for you in an hour. thanks so much. >>> and now top of this hour, watch this -- down to the wire. washington mired in gridlock. and the president once again calling on the people. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >> keep the pressure on washington and we can get past this. >> democrats caving on taxes. is there anything republicans will say yes to? i'll ask senator rob portman, republican from ohio. >>> what happened to celina cass? it's the mystery that now involves every single person in her small new hampshire town. >> we are marshaling all resources available to us. >> and the search moving beyond borders. >>> the heat brings out a bumper crop in texas, but not the kind they want or need. >>> look out! we're like a dog with a bone -- or a pool with water on a very
the latest on the buses and the trains. for that we go to vanetta brooks of the mta system. >> we're still showing a few bus delays. the three and 40 lines running a few minutes behind schedule. the 58 and 60 buses are diverting at falstaff. the best ride will be light rail and metro. they continued to run problem- free. marc trains reporting no delays. i am vanetta brooks. now back to tony pann. >> thank you. we have clear skies this morning. there is a system coming off the coast. a cold front that is producing some thunderstorms down to our south. we will have a nice day today. upper 60's and low 70's. 70 in jarrettsville. we talk about the dew points. we have dry air dropping out of the southern part of pennsylvania. dew points are in the 50's. this front is the key to our comfort. we have nice weather. the neighboring of something in the tropics. this is near cuba and the yucatan poland's apeninsula. if you have travel plans along the gulf of mexico, he should keep an eye on that. that will probably become tropical storm don. mostly sunny skies today. high temperature around 90 degree
when the final shuttle lands? acquiring astronauts have to chase a different dream. brooke baldwin found out there's no shortage of exploration ideas. >> what is that supposed to simulate? >> gravity. >> they are at the top of their class. >> who really is good at science and math? >> reporter: even though the space shuttle program is coming to an end, the desire of the space campers could be astronauts is as strong as ever. >> what do you want to do when you grow up? >> i hope to become an astronaut. >> it's that heroic quality so appealing from all eras that pushes the youngsters towards space. >> what do you think of astronauts? >> brave. determined. talented. >> reporter: about 30,000 elementary students come through space camp each and every year in huntsville, alabama. their week of astronaut training kul ma. what do you think about the last shuttle going up? >> it's disappointing. >> what do you say because the space shuttle program is ending with the "atlantis," and that's going to end this year, and then what for space camp? >> the end of the space shuttle program is like
circle is out on bail after being arrested in connection with the phone hacking scandal. rebecca brooks resigned friday as head of murdoch's british newspapers. thought to be a political an social insider brooks dined with the prime minister at christmas. the head of london's police force also resigned today. it was on his watch that a former news of the world editor arrested last week was hired as a p.r. consultant to the force. >>> well, inspiration that hit in 2001 still going strong. meet the man behind a cross- country tribute being launched tomorrow. the resources he has and doesn't have on the eve of his trip. >>> marines aren't born, they are made, and for the first time they will be made by a woman. meet the new general in charge of the so-called marine factory. >>> well, you can expect a cloudy start to your workweek all due to a low pressure system that just won't budget. i've got the detailed forecast coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, but a young man who came here from the midwest has much grander plans. mark sayre is in san francisco at the starting po >>> many of us ride our bikes
in this widening case. rebecca brooks willingly made an appointment to go to the police station today to answer questions. when she arrived she was arrested. >> it will become a formal part of the criminal inquiry. >> reporter: brooks' arrest came as a surprise. this was a shock. >> this morning i informed the palace and secretary and mayor of my intention to resign as commissioner of the metropolitan police service. >> reporter: the powerful head of london's police force resigned. not because is he personally suspected of wrongdoing but it was on his watch that the former news of the world editor neil wallace was hired as a p.r. consultant to the police. he has since been arrested in connection with hacking. when this scandal exploded two weeks ago no one dreamed how many powerful people would be dragged in and down. in the u.s. les hinton publisher of the wall street journal resigned on friday. he may face further questions what he knew as a top murdock executive in britain in 2007. and then there are the murdocks themselves. rupert, the tycoon head of news corp., the world's largest media co
. >> editorial by david brooks in "the new york times" who talks about right now republicans have got the no brainer of the century. and he writes and says that right now, the g.o.p. offered the deal of the century trillions of dollars in spending cuts in exchange for a few hundred million dollars worth of revenue increases. or tax increases and he says that the republicans would be crazy, david brooks does, not to jack up taxes a little bit but then he goes on to say, real independents look at the 2012 election and says, you know, the republicans could have jacked up taxes that much and save that much in spending but they blew it. hence, he surmises they would lose a whole bunch of independent reporters. >> 1992, presidential election race, read my lips, no new taxes? actually, people have actually believed he meant that, right? when taxes did increase, then bill clinton came in and it's the economy stupid, 13 months later, he wins the presidency and george h.w. bush ended up being a first term president. i disagree with david brooks who i respect very much. i actually think the repu
, rebecca brooks, now runs his u.k. operations and has refused to resign. she's also a close friend and supporter of prime minister david cameron who condemned the intrusion. the "news of the world" says it will conduct its o internal inquiry into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation. in other words, she'll be investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well and scotland yard says there are more bombshell revelations to come. >> pelley: mark, do we know who started this hacking to begin with? >> it was a private investigator who was working for the "news of the world." he appears to have developed the system for hacking into the accounts but then various reporters-- many of them-- this was a long standing practice appeared to have done the reporting and the ferreting out of information that's appeared in the papers. >> pelley: thank you, mark. this story is amazing. a court case in southern india has led to an astounding discovery. a spectacular treasure inside a 500-year-old hindu temple. a local activist has accused administrators of the temple
's news international. its editor rebecca brooks runs international operations and refused to resign. the news of the world says it will conduct its own internal inquiring into the hacking but rebecca brooks will head the investigation, in other words, investigating herself. the police inquiry is continuing as well, and scotland yard said there be more bombshell revelations to come. mark phillips, cbs news, london. >> we'll stay on top of that story for you. >>> straight ahead your wednesday morning weather and in sports the mets shows sparkling defense at dodger's stadium and some power, too. you know what this is, cartwright? yes. nicorette mini. you carry them around everywhere. yes i do, because cravings are everywhere. would you take a craving for me, cartwright? how would i -- exactly. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, to help make quitting suck less. [ male announcer ] nicorette mini goes wherever you go, meet beth, nursery school teacher. lights, camera, activia it's the best job in the world. my students are amazing. but to be there for them, you've got
part. >> that same day the committee also heard from rebekah brooks. a week ago she was arrested and questioned about her knowledge of phone hacking and police bribing. this portion of her testimony is about 25 minutes. >> there are many questions i would like to ask you. >> when we made the very regrettable decisions at news of the world after 168 years, he has predominantly been a news of the world lawyer. we had appointed new lawyers. he left. we have standards we set up. i won't go over it again. you recently talked about it. there are people dealing with it. >> it has been a busy day. as a journalist and editor of "news of the world" how extensively did you work with private detectives? >> i think only somewhat. in relation to privacy, i think back then we answered extensively about the use of private detectives. i think on the tape was the "take a break" magazine. certainly in the top five were "the observer," "the guardian," "news of the world," "daily mail." >> chairman, may i interrupt? i declare that i used to work for "the observer," but left in 2001. the "observer" wa
and s&p need work. it's early. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will join us shortly with an update coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, a "haboob" ("huh-boob") that blew across arizona. it was a huge dust storm... about fifty >>> a huge dust storm just blew through phoenix about 50 miles wide in fact. the wind was blowing at more than 60 miles an hour. the visibility was so bad, the faa stopped flights from heading into phoenix and out of phoenix for a while yesterday. you can't see much of anything there, lawrence. but much better news up in our neck of the woods i guess. >> yeah. that's something else. we have a fog bank out there right now. over the bay right now, we have mostly sunny skies although you see some of that fog in the distance. a sign of the sea breeze kicking in and that means we're going to see some cooler temperatures over the next couple of days. patchy fog getting dense at the coastline. watch out for that. it's right near the surface at the coast. out at the beaches today you will see 60s for highs here. you get inside the bay 60s and 70s a bit of a sea breeze wi
report we just saw. coming up we'll have an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks. stay tuned. ,, ,,,,,,,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we always stop at chevron and get that techron stuff. my ears flop around too. check it out. [ male announcer ] your car takes care of you, care for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. it's hard work; i need a nap. >>> a great weekend in store for the bay area. another hot one today and then we'll start to see a cooling tren. for today mostly clear conditions, beautiful shot outside over the city skyline a few low clouds out there along the bay shores but should clear out nicely. out the door this morning, temperatures in the 50s and the 60s inland spots certainly clear right now like i said around the bay, some
. and green across the boards. we'll get an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, i know you're worried about making your savings last and having enough income when you retire. that's why i'm here -- to help come up with a plan and get you on the right path. i have more than a thousand fidelity experts working with me so that i can work one-on-one with you. it's your green line. but i'll be there every step of the way. call or come in and talk with us today. space station. fresh supplis are being moved in and >>> you're looking live at the international space station. astronauts are busy today because it's moving day. they are moving fresh supplies in from the container that they just got. and they are discarding their trash, doing a little change here. this is the last mission they will have. it's 13 days long. so pretty cool stuff there. >>> well, a new debate has slammed the brakes on california's high-speed rail project. and kcbs radio's matt bigler joins us live on the phone now with the debate over track. good morning, matt. >> reporter: good mor
, and electric car technology. the report from brookings show the green sector has 2.7 million jobs. the jobs report grew more than 8% since 2003 compared to about 4% in other occupations. >>> there's a dirty job in vegas that's now available. for those of you with an adventurous side. you have to pay to play. not what you think. it's a company that's made a giant sandbox for adults. >> push it forward to go forward. >> reporter: in 100 degree weather across the highway from the vegas strip, people are paying hundreds of dollars for a chance to do something dirty in sin city that won't get them in trouble. >> stay within your cone zone. no bumper cars. >> reporter: they come to dig this, a five acre sandbox created for adults who rented equipment for a home project a few years ago and a business idea was born. >> i realized if i'm having this much fun, imagine the people who want an opportunity. >> what does your family back in new zealand think about this? >> they think i'm nuts. >> reporter: customers are supervised, teaching even the most hand-eye challenge reporter how to dig a hole. the
walked out of his london home with rebekah brooks, head of news corp.'s british newspaper. together they face a tempest of criticism and complaint which could jeopardize mr. murdoch's planned $19 billion takeover of britain's largest satellite broadcaster bskyb. >> if it has a chance of stopping that acquisition, that will be one of the most painful things for murdoch because of course his business interests are what are so important to him. >> reporter: what started as a localized headache for mr. murdoch in britain could be about to spread across the atlantic with some investors expressing nervousness about his wider business empire. but his biggest backer, saudi prince confirmed he has no plans to alter his investments. >> that was nbc's anabel roberts reporting. >>> britain's labor party is now promising to fight rupert murdoch's multibillion dollar take overbid that would give him 61 % in british sky broadcasting. a vote in the house of commons could come as early as this week. shares in bskyb dropped sharply in trading this morning. >>> turning now to the arab world where iraq
and gave a full and sincere apology. >> rupert and james murdoch and rebecca brooks will be forced to appear here in a committee and grill eed closelily politicians who want answers as to how all of this activity went on. one of the people who will be interrogating rebecca brooks had some tough words for her. >> i think he was inevitable. rebecca brooks has given the resignation message she should have given on day one of this scandal when nick davis of the uk "guardian" revealed milly's phone had been hacked. >> but the political dimensions continue to evolve as well. downing street has been forced to put out a list of guests that the prime minister david cameron welcomed to his country residents checkers. mo among them was the now disgraced former editor of "the news of the world." a man hired as director of communications. he visited the prime minister three months after he was forced to step down from that high profile political role. wolf? >> dan rivers in london, much more on this story coming up later. meanwhi meanwhile, libyan rebels locked in heated battle while gadhafi's
and brookings. here in minneapolis it's dying auchlt i would take an umbrella, though, if you're leaving the door. as far as the forecast for today, you notice the heat continues day after day. it's not record-breaking. it's typical to be in the hundreds in dallas. it's just that we haven't seen rain. it's going to be hot in places like boston and new york city. newark at 90, d.c. at 91. that's pretty steamy. tomorrow we'll do it all over again. new york will be one of the warmer areas at 92. the bottom line is, lynn, we're in what the weather people call the summer doldrums. it's kind of hot and steamy. if you're lucky, you'll get a downpour. >> thanks so much. >>> back to work on wall street. >>> the nextet possible distraction for traders. >>> how is business going at the vatican? your "first look" headlines are straight ahead. >>> the captain is back. two bizarre walk-off and you think you eight a lot of hot dogs yesterday? think again. you're watching "first look" on msnbc. [ female announcer ] ever wish vegetables didn't taste so vegetably? well, v8 v-fusion juice gives you a full
their jobs but rebecca brooks the woman who ran the paper at the time, milly dowler's phone was hacked was still employed at the head of rupert murdock british newspapers there was public pressure on her to go. today she went. in a statement, brooks said as chief executive of the company i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. i want to reiterate how sorry i am for what we now know to have taken place." the latest resignation comes from dow jones ceo les hinton a long time news corp executive who ran the british newspaper group in much of the time of the hacking. murdock said he accepted the resignation with a heavy heart saying few people had given more to the cane than les hinton in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> bret: more on this story with the panel. the astronauts aboard the space station got up a little earlier than they planned today. a bit later, they took an important phone call from earth. correspondent kris gutierrez tells us who was on the other line. >> reporter: from the oval office, president obama made a special phone call today. >> hello,
british ceo rebekah brooks will likely face punishing questions from lawmakers when they appear before parliament tuesday. brooks was arrested over the weekend and released on bail. she spent hours answering questions about what she knew about hacking while she was in charge. >> she is not guilty of any criminal offense. >> reporter: police have arrested at least 10 people in connection with the investigation but no one has been charged with any crime yet. tina kraus, cbs news, london. >>> speaking of hacking, the majority of parents admit to doing something like it to their children. according to a recent survey conducted by an internet security firm, 55% of u.s. parents use facebook to spy on their children. a similar survey in the uk found that some parents even make fake profiles to do that. >>> it's a tough job but somebody has to do it. >> i want to get them. >> meet one city's secret weapon in the war against gophers. the trick she uses to get the job done. >> it's certainly no trick. more of a treat. we're returning more to seasonal temperatures here in the bay area. i'll pinpo
here at brookings this morning.s and to our legacies and not in to a session entitled, a status report on congressional thing. now, you may have noticed on the screen redistricting di, wondering why that they are.rin we understand some see how arkham held to tweet wherever you were. and if you do, we want you to know that hashtag. tatw y is actually said that, norm, but there it is. >> it was written down for you. [laughter] >> eye in i am the well-known tweeter. six months ago, we had a session here almost to the day, that was a preview of the redistricting session. today we are going to take stock of how that process is unfolding and with what consequences we can detect at least now. why do people pay so much attention to redistricting? a good question. first of all, it is a fascinating game. political junkies simply can't resist. we can start talking about it the midterm election before and continue on for years after as we try to discern the consequences of it. but more importantly there are gentlemanly high stakes involved in redistricting. certainly, it is relevant to play contr
brooks broke the story of his son's illness. >> it's happened at the moment mr. murdoch was poised to take an even bigger role in british life. and his ambitions. rumors swirling around news international this afternoon are to save, rupert murdoch might dump all of its u.k. newspapers. >> more accusations to the placement were corrupted in exchange for information. also tonight, enough air conditioning to play football in the desert. how did he touch with a smaller population than west yorkshire persuade fever to let and stage the world cup? >> attack on 2020 is because it fits the purchased the people of in the mind. arab nation could not have one. >> no one it seems was safe from the attention of corrupted journalists. there were allegations today that they even tried to hack the phones of members of the royal family. and reporters from the sun and the sunday times flag details of gordon brown's bank account and have his son medical reports. david cameron, meanwhile, stood by his decision to appoint a federal editor of the "news of the world," as his communications director. ther
of politics? that is the question. david brooks, a conservative -- i repeat, conservative columnist for the new "new york times," hs hired for that reason, that usually liberal editorial page, they wanted someone who wrote well and was a certified conservative. david brooks is who they chose. david brooks believes that, it's obviously turned into the ideological paerl that walks -- party that walks away from compromise for the sake of politics. this is what he said yesterday about the logical and ideological republican party that has emerged. here's what he said -- and i quote -- "if the debt ceiling talks fail, independent voters will see the democrats are willing to compromise, but republicans were not. if we default, he said, it will be the fault of republican fanatacism." that fanatacism is making compromise impossible, no matter how much democrats are willing to give. independent voters, brooks says -- and i quote -- "will conclude that republicans are not fit to govern, and they will be right." end of quote. david brooks, conservative columnist, said this. the republican party
is mirror dock protege, rebekah brooks -- mirror dock -- murdoch protege, rebekah brooks. we're going to keep watching this hearing and have more for you throughout the hearing. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> 7:15. the republican national committee is asking for an investigation into one of president obama's campaign videos. the video you see here was filmed in the map room of the white house. the rn says the president used a p place of government business for this, which any say is against the law. all money they say should be returned. >>> senator dianne feinstein will discuss efforts to repeal the marriage act as a press conference today. the obama administration has already said it will no longer defend the law in court. flee gay couples will talk about the challenges they face in washington. >>> it is 7:16. the house is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a republican-backed bill that would raise the nation's debt ceiling but the white house is already promising a vee 0 toe. -- a veto to duck, dodge, dismantle. it two essentially require the dismantling of medicar
wolf blitzer, "situation room" starting right now. wolf? >>> brooke, thanks very much. happening now, a dire political crisis here in washington. democrats and republicans seemingly no closer to a deal. less than a week before the country is set to plunge into default. and the consequences could potentially be disastrous for all of us. i'll ask david plouff whether any progress is being made right now. and jammed phone lines crashing capitol hill as worried americans scramble to weigh in on this debate before it's too late. and a disturbing new study revealing a widening gap between minorities and the wealthiest americans in the wake of a devastating recession. i'm wolf blitzer here in the situation room. first to what many say is shaping up to be an economic disaster of nearly unprecedented proportions if congress doesn't break the deadlock and agree on a deal to raise the debt ceiling only six days from now. the white house warning today there's no more wiggle room and beyond that date, quote, we lose our capacity to borrow. if that happens, interest rates could go up, the value of
. there will be very high for brooks, a very high for the first sit-down interview and very high for film deals or whatever will come in the future. >> of she is due back tomorrow for sentences on four charges for lying to the sleaze issue is likely to be sentenced on time served leaving her free for the first time in years and allowed to do a book deal that will probably give her millions. >> i am appalled, now i am angry and i say shame to the jury. >> it even people that knew her well expressed outrage to the outcome. >> this was all about winning this was never about the truth. >> nancy grace said this, ... >> as the defense sits by and has their champagne and post after the not guilty verdict, somewhere out there the devil is dancing tonight. >> defense lawyer cheney mason had this to the tv crews that discover the celebration he blasted others that declared her guilty before hand, only one juror has commented publicly juror number 3 told abc news in an exclusive interview i did not say that she was innocent i said there was not enough evidence, if you cannot prove what the crime wa
executives from news corporation, rupert murdoch himself, his son james and their deputy here, rebecca brooks, have been asked to, um, answer questions before parliament. brooks used to be editor of "news of the world." they have said they will cooperate, but brooks is the only one who is required to do this as she's a british citizen. the murdochs are american citizens. it's not clear whether or not the murdochs will sit before mps to answer questions. >>> and other news international or news corp. papers are under suspicion of crossing the line now, the sun, and the sunday times face allegations that they used unethical methods to access personal information about former prime minister gordon brown and his family including the fact that the son accessed brown's medical records. brown was said to have been in tears, but news international is denying that saying it actually got the information from a private citizen and then ran the story by the browns before publishing it. didn't understand that the browns had any problem with the story at that time. finally, martha, police today on the line
're summoning rupert murdoch, his son and rebecca brooks at the heart of this scandal from the beginning. s the important to note this is not like a u.s. subpoena to appear. it's unclear what kind of legal grounds there are to compel them to show up. it's kind of like a firm ichb tags. if they do, they would be expected to answer some questions on tuesday. there's some theory that perhaps murdoch would want this opportunity to defend his corporation and also as you know, he is pending a very large media deal here worth billions of dollars that he wants to continue to support. and wants the government here to support. richard? >> stephanie as we do look at what's happening so far, has there been any response or have we heard anything from brown anything as of yet? >> the media allegations over the last 24 hours show a concerted campaign by rupert murdoch's papers to go after brown and go after his personal information financial and in one case medical as well. brown responded today after lots of media conch on this issue he was particularly passionate in an interview with the bbc over an inc
murdock, his son james and former news international chief executive brooks. they're facing questions about allegations that news of the world journalists working for them illegally eavesdropped on thousands of people and bribed police for confidential usual information. ten people have been arrested in the scandal including brooks and the communications chief for prime minister david cameron. a former news of the world editor. now we could see hearings like this here in d.c. too as the justice department investigating whether the phone hacking extended to the united states. i will stay on top of this for you as murdock's testimony scheduled to begin in about 15 minutes. reporting live from washington, d.c., allison burns, now back to you. >>> breaking news now from san mateo county. the coast guard has just found a 62-year-old missing wind surfer and she is alive. just 15 minutes ago we showed you dramatic photograph of the helicopter above the bay. the woman disappeared last night after going wind surfing along the foster city shoreline. ktvu's tara moriarty was there and is here no
papers, "the wall street journal." nbc's stephanie gos k is in london. what's rebecca brooks saying about her resignation. >> she wrote a letter to her staff. in that letter she reiterated her apologies for what she now knows was happening at news of the world while she was there. she goes on to say her position was becoming a distraction to what she calls their genuine efforts to try to fix mistakes of the past. call it damage control or call it genuine efforts to fix those mistakes, it is definitely in high gear today. you have rupert murdoch meeting the family of the 13-year-old who was a murder victim and had her phone tapped. and rebeck ka brooks was the editor of news oof the world when that happened. it ends a week of lottings of casualties for news corp. this is just the latest. contessa. >> what about rupert murdoch's interview with "the wall street journal"? is he owning up to any responsibility in all of this. >> he does seem to be deflecting a little bit. he is making the point of addressing the allegations. we have a couple of quotes from that interview for you. the first he
they are american citizens, but it can force the paper's former editor rebekah brooks to show up because she is a british national. news of the world was part of news international, that's u.k. newspaper division of news corporation, which is the parent company of fox news channel. this all comes as the former bricial prime minister gordon brown accuses the news international papers of using criminals to get confidential information about his own family. >> bigger access to my legal files. there is some question mark about what happened to other files, documentation, tax and everything else. i'm shocked. i'm genuinely shocked to find that this happened because of the links with criminals. >> shepard: well, the former prime minister did not identify any of the alleged criminals by name and news international responded with a statement that reads in part: so that we can investigate these matters further, we ask that all information concerning these allegations is provided to us. but tonight, we're seeing new fallout from this scandal. the current british prime minister david cammeron says his
, his son and former news international chief executive brooks will be testifying later facing questions about allegations that journalists working for them illegally eavesdropped on thousands of people. ten people have been arrested in the scandal including brooks and the communications chief for prime minister david cameron former news of the world editor. i will stay on top of it and have more live coverage for you this morning here on ktvu channel 2 news. for now live in washington d.c., allison burns, back to you. >>> senator feinstein will discuss the repeal to the defense of marriage act at a press conference today. the defense of marriage act defines marriage as between a man and woman. the obama administration has already said it will no longer defend the law in court. three gay couples will talk about the challenges they've faced at today's event in washington d.c. senator feinstein's repeal bill will be the focus of a senate committee hearing tomorrow. >>> marin county superior court abandoned a controversial plan to put teenage suspects in glass enclosures for court appearanc
. >> rebekah brooks, her testimony yesterday said the company acted quickly and concisely in the hacking scandal. but she's been arrested by police. how did she do? >> she looked pretty shifty to me at all of the commons hearing evidence yesterday. i didn't quite believe a word she said. once more, what said was plainly not true because she didn't cure it early. as we know, news executives who could it be aside from rebekah brooks stood in way of the investigation. did everything to make sure it was killed off early. >> what about andy coulson? we talk about the impact on cameron, did cameron throw him under the bus? >> he tried to, but i suspect coulson is in a position to dump on all the news corp. people if he wants to. he can strie to implicate other people. >> what about john yates? he's criticized for shutting down the original phone hacking investigation. i'm reminded of that show "star trek" that every time an officer was at the party he was going to get killed. >> i guess he's the most obvious fall guy. on the other hand i think he was a roughly honest cop. the reason he closed
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